The Manufacturing Institute designed the Science, Technology, Engineering and Production (STEP) Ahead initiative to showcase the impact of women in manufacturing to help attract and retain the talent we need to succeed. STEP Ahead honors women on a national platform—from the factory floor to the C-suite—who have demonstrated excellence and leadership in manufacturing. We hope … Continue reading The Manufacturing Institute 2018 STEP Ahead Award nominations are Now Open!
Manufacturing Day is October 6th. Manufacturing Day is a celebration of modern manufacturing meant to inspire the next generation of manufacturers. If you’re thinking about hosting a Manufacturing Day event, you probably want to know what to expect and how you should prepare. You can check out NAM’s “How to Start Planning Your Manufacturing Day Event.” It … Continue reading Help Promote Manufacturing on Manufacturing Day, October 6
NAM and the Manufacturing Institute have partnered with the National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS) on a project focused on apprenticeship. NIMS was recently awarded a US Department of Labor contract to expand registered apprenticeships across all sectors of manufacturing. As part of that contract and a larger effort to increase the use of apprenticeship, … Continue reading Workforce Development: New Opportunities and Resources for Apprenticeship Programs